revolutionist


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rev·o·lu·tion·ist

 (rĕv′ə-lo͞o′shə-nĭst)
n.
One who favors or is engaged in a revolution.

rev′o·lu′tion·ist adj.
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revolutionist

(ˌrɛvəˈluːʃənɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a less common word for a revolutionary
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, or relating to revolution or revolutionaries
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revolutionist - a radical supporter of political or social revolutionrevolutionist - a radical supporter of political or social revolution
counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist, counter-revolutionist - a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
dynamiter, dynamitist - a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
Girondin, Girondist - a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
freedom fighter, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
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revolutionist

noun
1. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures:
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References in classic literature ?
Unluckily, having got hold of a great many suspected persons, the police thought they could extract from some of them other information relating to the revolutionist propaganda.
Though neither by temperament nor conviction a revolutionist, Dostoevsky was one of a little group of young men who met together to read Fourier and Proudhon.
And therefore, if they want to depict, not God, but a revolutionist or a sage, let them take from history a Socrates, a Franklin, a Charlotte Corday, but not Christ.
He was unrecognizable, something quite beyond the ken of honest, ordinary revolutionists whose fiercest hatred for Diaz and his tyranny after all was only that of honest and ordinary patriots.
(appeals for assistance, for sanctions from the organized labor groups, requests for square news deals to the editors of newspapers, protests against the high-handed treatment of revolutionists by the United States courts), lay unmailed, awaiting postage.
They could no longer gain access to the active revolutionists, and the incipient ones, in Lower California.
For by assigning to the Women the same two colours as were assigned to the Priests, the Revolutionists thereby ensured that, in certain positions, every Woman would appear like a Priest, and be treated with corresponding respect and deference -- a prospect that could not fail to attract the Female Sex in a mass.
Its overthrow was a matter of a few short years, was the judgment of the revolutionists. It is true, they realized that the Peasant Revolt was unplanned, and that the First Revolt was premature; but they little realized that the Second Revolt, planned and mature, was doomed to equal futility and more terrible punishment.
For instance, a wild band of young revolutionists invited me as the guest of honour to a beer bust.
Hamed congratulate the heroes fighters on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, and transmitted those of the political and revolutionist leadership to them.
Wang convinced Chiang that it would be inappropriate to build a memorial hall in commemoration of Sun, a revolutionist overthrowing the empire, with a design reminiscent of the past dictatorship Sun long fought against.
He also said that Jalib wasn't only a revolutionary poet, he was a true revolutionist.